What to do in the Subway line 12

Posted on: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
What to do in the subway line 12

With the metro line 12, you can easily and quickly access many tourist places.

Cultural outings near line 12

The team of the Best Western Paris Porte de Versailles offers you in this article the cultural outings available on the metro line 12:

The 3 star hotel in Issy-les-Moulineaux  is located 350 meters from the metro line 12 "Mairie d'Issy".

Porte de Versailles station

Attend multiple exhibitions and fairs at the Parc des expositions  .

Falguière station to visit the Bourdelle Museum

The bourdelle museum is dedicated to the artist of the same name. Antoine Bourdelle is known for having been the collaborator of Rodin, the master of Giacometti, Germaine Richier and Vieira da Silva. This museum houses more than 500 sculptures, bronzes, marbles and plasters. The establishment is temporarily closed for renovation, but you can follow their activity on their website.

Montparnasse Station

One of the most important stations in Paris. Outside, you can admire the Montparnasse Tower and its panoramic view of all of Paris. It is also possible to book a table at the gastronomic restaurant Ciel de Paris and enjoy a sublime view.

Rennes Station

Looking for a day of shopping? The rue de Rennes located near the Montparnasse Tower offers many stores and restaurants.

Sèvres-Babylone station

This station serves the Bon Marché, one of the largest stores in Paris with many luxury boutiques. After this shopping stop, stroll through the St-Germain-des-Prés district and enjoy the many art galleries, but also mythical cafés such as the Café de Flore or Les Deux Magots.

Rue du Bac station

When you get out of the Rue du Bac station, visit the Maillol museum. This museum, located at 61 rue Grenelle, 75007 Paris, displays the works of the sculptor Aristide Maillol, but also a collection of modern art (painting, sculpture, drawings dating from the 20th century).

The museum is open from Monday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.

Solférino station

A few meters from the Solférino stop you will find the Musée d'Orsay. This multidisciplinary museum exhibits the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

National Assembly station

Visit the National Assembly with a guide who will explain the history of this place. You can then enjoy a walk along the banks of the Seine or head to the Musée d'Orsay.

The Orsay museum is a unique place, former train station, it now houses many works of world famous artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Guimard, Courbert and many others.

The museum is located at 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris. It is open from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday except on Thursday when it closes exceptionally at 9:45 pm.

Concorde Station

Located at the foot of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, find the Luxor Obelisk and the Orangery Museum, [Click and drag to move] a 6-minute walk from the Place de la Concorde.  Relax at the Tuileries Garden located a few minutes walk from the Place de la Concorde. This French garden will enchant you by the presence of sculptures created by the artist Maillol, but also by its numerous fountains.

Madeleine Station

Discover the Madeleine district, there is something for everyone; a visit to the Madeleine church, a show at the Madeleine theater, or the Pinacothèque museum. Afterwards, treat yourself to a gourmet moment at Ladurée or at the Maison du Chocolat and finish with a shopping stop in the nearby stores on rue Royale.

St-Lazare station

The St-Lazare train station is one of the largest SNCF stations in Paris, but also one of the oldest. While waiting for your train, you can enjoy the numerous stores (clothes, books, food or decorations).

Pigalle station

Pigalle is known to be the trendy district of Paris. You will find there the mythical Moulin Rouge, many contemporary brasseries. For the more courageous, you can walk to the Sacré-Coeur basilica [Click and drag to move] located at the top of the Butte Montmartre.

Abbesses station

When leaving the Abbesses station, visit the Montmartre district. This place has welcomed a multitude of artists such as Picasso or Modigliani making the city the symbol of a rural and autonomous life within the Capital. The movie "Le fameux destin d'Amélie Poulain" (The famous destiny of Amélie Poulain) features Montmartre and shows the charm of a "village" in the heart of a megalopolis.

Stay at the Best Western Paris Porte de Versailles *** quick access to the center of Paris with the metro 12 stop "Mairie d'Issy


The 3 star hotel, Best Western Paris Porte de Versailles located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, offers a relaxing and comfortable setting. Our hotel is close to line 12 of the Issy-les-Moulineaux metro, giving you easy access to local shops. We suggest you a wide range of rooms, answering to everyone's needs (family room, twin, superior, etc.).

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